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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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Catheter ablation of A-fib linked to more strokes in elderly

(HealthDay)—Catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with more strokes in patients who are at least 75 years old but is not associated with other complications, according to ...

Sunderland mother-of-three suffered three strokes all triggered by her PREGNANCY – Daily Mail

Daily MailSunderland mother-of-three suffered three strokes all triggered by her PREGNANCYDaily MailA young mother-of-three suffered three strokes within a few years - all of which are now being linke...

Benzodiazepines increase stroke risk in Alzheimer's patients, study finds

Benzodiazepines and similar drugs could increase the risk of strokes in Alzheimer’s patients by as much as 20% according to a study from the University of Eastern Finland. No previous link between b...

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 -- Survivors of the most deadly type of stroke face a higher risk for developing depression and dementia, new research suggests. Often called "bleeding strokes," hemorrhagic s...

Mum has had three strokes triggered by pregnancy leaving her with brain damage and speech difficulties – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukMum has had three strokes triggered by pregnancy leaving her with brain damage and speech difficultiesMirror.co.ukA mum suffered three strokes all believed to have been triggered during pr...

Up to 8400 heart attacks, strokes prevented through NHS Health Checks – Science Daily

Up to 8400 heart attacks, strokes prevented through NHS Health ChecksScience DailyDate: December 19, 2016; Source: University of Queen Mary London; Summary: The NHS Health Check programme in England m...

Contrary to cliché, the elderly will take medical risks given enough benefits

We know that the elderly are risk averse when it comes to their finances, but until now few studies have looked at how the elderly judge medical treatment risks, an increasingly vital issue.

GI and gynaecological tumours in the elderly

Dr Papamichael speaks with ecancertv at SIOG 2016 about GI and gynaecological tumours in the elderly, and the use of cetuximab in colorectal cancer. He discusses the processes of retrieving the mos...

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Isolated Cerebellar Ischemic Strokes Revealing Giant Cell Arteritis in an Elderly Adult.

Cathepsin A-related arteriopathy with strokes and leukoencephalopathy (CARASAL).

To characterize the clinical and MRI features of 2 families with adult-onset dominant leukoencephalopathy and strokes and identify the underlying genetic cause.

Surgical prevention of ischaemic strokes by means of an extraintracranial microanastomosis (EICMA) in the carotid basin.

Not less than 50% of all ischaemic strokes appear to occur resulting from pathology of extracranial arteries. Occlusions and stenoses are more commonly encountered in carotid arteries, with the incide...

Information and communication technology and health of the elderly.

New technologies offer many advantages, especially in terms of animation in elderly care homes. Consoles and digital tablets used without any medical implication were the subject of a literature revie...

Cryptogenic Strokes and Patent Foramen Ovales: What's The Right Treatment?

More than 25% of all ischemic strokes per year are cryptogenic; that is their cause is not determined after an appropriate evaluation. In 1988 it was reported that the incidence of a patent foramen ov...

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